Crater Health District to host info team
Published 4:54 pm Tuesday, July 27, 2021
The Virginia Department of Health’s Crater Health District, in coordination with the Virginia Department of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Association, has announced that the health district and localities will be hosting a Community Information Team. The team’s mission is to support COVID-19 vaccine outreach efforts throughout the health district.
Outreach will include canvassing in communities including Surry. The Community Information Team will provide health education, information about upcoming COVID-19 vaccine clinics and registration opportunities for specific clinics.
The health district continues to work with local healthcare partners to provide walk-in vaccination clinics throughout the district. Appointments are also available. The Community Information Team, whose members will wear branded vests, will assist anyone who wishes to make a vaccine appointment.
The health district encourages all eligible persons to get their COVID-19 vaccine if they have not already done so. To find a vaccination site near you, please visit vaccinate.virginia.gov or vaccinefinder.org. Learn more about the vaccine, its safety and answers to frequently asked questions at VDH’s website and CDC’s website.